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Sweet Leaf Plant

Sweetness and light!

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When dried, the leaves of this plant provide a sugar substitute that is 300 times sweeter than natural sugar. At only 10-in. tall, this petite plant is liberally sprinkled with delicate, white flowers. Bring indoors for the winter. Zones 8-10. Potted plants.

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Sweet Leaf Plant
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Product Details
Ship Season: Spring
Items Per Package: For each offer ordered, get 1 plant
Height: 12- 32 inches.
Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: Fall for about two months.
Zone: 8 - 11 perennial, grow as an annual or houseplant in northern zones.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR
Spacing: 18 - 24 inches.
Depth: Plant at same depth as the pot it arrives in.
Spread: 12-18 inches.
Comments: 300 times sweeter than sugar. Treat as a houseplant in Winter. However, it can be set outside during the Summer months. Harvest at end of season. Leaves are sweetest when mature and temperatures are around 60 degrees F. Sweetener is best extracted by soaking dried leaves in boiling water, squeezing them dry and removing them. Liquid can be stored in refrigerator and used as needed. Dried leaves are approximately 10 times as sweet as an equivalent weight of sugar (1/2 gram of dried leaves equals 5 grams of sugar).
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